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Star Trek: Boston Honors Late Actor Leonard Nimoy for 90th Birthday
To commemorate would have been Leonard Nimoy's 90th birthday, the Museum of Science located in the actor's hometown of Boston unveiled plans for a statue with his signature Star Trek Vulcan salute of "Live Long and Prosper" The 20-foot memorial is his illuminated hand palm-side with the ring and middle fingers separate, according to ABC-affiliate[...]
Star Trek: Boston Honors Late Actor Leonard Nimoy for 90th Birthday
The City of Boston plans to honor the late Star Trek actor declaring March 26 as Leonard Nimoy Day, a proclamation from the outgoing Mayor Martin J Walsh, according to the Boston Globe Nimoy, who played Mr Spock for the better part of five decades until his passing in 2015 from The Original Series, The[...]
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) Directed by George Lucas Shown: Ewan McGregor (as Obi-Wan Kenobi)
So we've got some bad news for Boston citizens, good news for Boston citizens, and pretty much status quo for "Star Wars" fans looking forward to the Ewan McGregor-starring Star Wars: Kenobi (w/t?) So remember how the series was supposed to film in Boston beginning January 4? Well, it looks like it's still happening- but[...]
Star Wars: Kenobi opening credits "spoiled" by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Image: screencap)
While we'll have a better idea in a few weeks if the news that Disney+'s upcoming Ewan McGregor-starring Obi-Wan series Star Wars: Kenobi is filming in Boston is true, it appears there's already an opening credits scene filmed And the best part? The fine folks behind CBS' The Late Show with Stephen Colbert have it exclusively-[...]
obi-wan
Now thanks to some reporting from WBZ TV, Boston's CBS affiliate In the clip below, we learn that a posting by the Film & Television Industry Alliance on productionlist.com lists "Star Wars: Kenobi" (we're liking the title) will be filming in Boston starting January 4, 2021 No further information was listed, and there is also[...]
PAX East 2020 Officially Gets Bumped Up A Month
The mayor of Boston is pulling one most last-ditch effort to get Sony to be at PAX East as he asks the company to reconsider pulling from the event According to WCVB, Mayor Marty Walsh has sent a letter to Kenichiro Yoshida, Sony's President and CEO, asking them to return to the convention next week[...]
PAX East 2020 Officially Gets Bumped Up A Month
This year's convention will take place in Boston at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from February 27th until March 1st. We've teamed up with Penny Arcade to give away some four-day passes to the event To be clear, these are single-passes that will get you in all four days, not four single-day passes And you[...]
'City on a Hill': Kevin Bacon Takes on 90's Boston Corruption in Showtime Series [TRAILER]
Showtime is taking viewers back to the mean streets of 1990's on June 16, when series creator/executive producer Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler) and showrunner/executive producer/writer Tom Fontana (Homicide: Life on the Street) debut their new crime drama series City on a Hill Produced by Showtime with a pilot directed by Michael Cuesta and written by MacLean, the series teams Kevin[...]
Showtime Orders Kevin Bacon Crime Drama 'City On A Hill' to Series
Credit:: Eric Ogden/Showtime Kevin Bacon (The Following, I Love Dick) and Showtime are heading back to the brutal streets of early '90s Boston in City On A Hill, a 12-episode crime drama series co-starring Underground's Aldis Hodge Written by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler) from an original idea by Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting); and directed by[...]
Julian Edelman
Editorial credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com With the rash of school shootings that the country has been dealing with, it's a relief to be able to tell the story of how a potential one was stopped… by New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman. The NYTimes is reporting that Edelman was on vacation in Texas when he received[...]
Frank Avruch, Beloved Bozo the Clown Actor, Dead at 89
Having transitioned from radio to television over the course of his 40 years on the air, the Boston stalwart was best known for playing the iconic Bozo the Clown from 1959-1970. The Boston University grad passed away on Tuesday at his Boston home due to complications stemming from his long battle with heart disease Avruch is[...]
Dennis Lehane's 'Gone Baby Gone' Series Gets Fox Pilot Order
Fox's untitled drama will spotlight private detectives Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro: "…who, armed with their wits, street knowledge and undeniable chemistry, right the wrongs that the law can't in a working-class Boston borough of Dorchester." Directed by Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting) in his directorial debut, the 2007 film starred Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan as[...]
Boston Caught Cheating Yet Again, This Time It Was The Red Sox
Boston sports teams have had quite a bot of success these last 17 years or so The Patriots have won 5 Super bowls and played in 8, the Bruins won the Stanley Cup in 2011, and most of all, the Red Sox finally won the World Series in 2004 after 87 years without winning one[...]